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Windows 7: i can not do a system restore.

23 Oct 2010   #1
ls1chris

7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 
i can not do a system restore.

Well i have noticed that when i try to do a system restore that it always says it cant find the restore files or something along those lines.I have tried to do a restore from control panel,safe mode,startup and it always brings up the same box .system restore could not restore your computer to a earlier time.I was curious if they are some way i could fix this.The computer creates restore points and i can see them but no matter which one i select it will never complete


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23 Oct 2010   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Either SR is turned off or you do not have enough space for the points.
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23 Oct 2010   #3
marsmimar

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Welcome to the Forum chris. Is system restore turned on?

Turn System Restore on or off
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23 Oct 2010   #4
ls1chris

7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 

i have 700gb free on my hd,where could i check to see if sr is turned on or off.maybe somehow it has got disabled
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23 Oct 2010   #5
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

If you find that it is, indeed, turned on report aback and maybe we can help.
Are you storing the points in a partition, without enough space/
Are you or some software defragging the partition with the points?
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23 Oct 2010   #6
ls1chris

7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 

i just checked and sr is turned on and it has 9.86gb disk space used for system protection
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23 Oct 2010   #7
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by richc46 View Post
If you find that it is, indeed, turned on report aback and maybe we can help.
Are you storing the points in a partition, without enough space/
Are you or some software defragging the partition with the points?
Have added to my post.
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 i can not do a system restore.




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